Porbandar (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Porbandar Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 26 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Gujarat state in western India.

Assembly segments[edit]

Presently, Porbandar Lok Sabha constituency comprises seven Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These are:[1]

Assembly Segment No Name of Assembly Seat Reserved for
73 Gondal None
74 Jetpur None
75 Dhoraji None
83 Porbandar None
84 Kutiyana None
85 Manavadar None
88 Keshod None

Members of Parliament[edit]

Year Winner Party
1977 Dharmasinhbhai Patel Bharatiya Lok Dal
1980 Maldevji Odedra Indian National Congress (I)
1984 Parsotambhai Bhalodia Indian National Congress
1989 Balvantbhai Manvar Janata Dal
1991 Harilal Patel Bharatiya Janata Party
1996 Gordhanbhai Javia Bharatiya Janata Party
1998 Gordhanbhai Javia Bharatiya Janata Party
1999 Gordhanbhai Javia Bharatiya Janata Party
2004 Harilal Patel Bharatiya Janata Party
2009 Vitthalbhai Radadiya Indian National Congress
2013^ Vitthalbhai Radadiya Bharatiya Janata Party
2014 Vitthalbhai Radadiya Bharatiya Janata Party
2019 Rameshbhai Dhaduk Bharatiya Janata Party

^ by poll.
Vitthalbhai Radadiya won Lok Sabha seat for Congress in 2009, but gave up the seat after he became MLA for Congress from Dhoraji after 2012 assembly elections. But he resigned from Congress immediately after those elections. And contested Lok Sabha by-poll of 2013 on BJP ticket and won. Dhoraji assembly by-poll in 2013 was won by BJP's Pravin Mankadia.

Election results[edit]

General Election 2004[edit]

2004 Indian general elections: Porbandar
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Harilal Madhavjibhai Patel 2,29,113 46.71
INC Vitthalbhai Hansrajbhai Radadiya 2,23,410 45.55
Independent Ajaybhai Vrujlal Mavani 14,064 2.87
Independent Gordhan Rajabhai Tukadiya 8,907 1.82
BSP Keshavbhai Aebhabhai Bhutiya 7,300 1.49
Majority 5,703 1.16
Turnout 4,90,480 49.29
BJP hold Swing

General Election 2009[edit]

2009 Indian general elections: Porbandar
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Vitthalbhai Hansrajbhai Radadiya 3,29,436 49.87
BJP Mansukhbhai Shamjibhai Kachariya 2,89,933 43.89
BSP Mehulkumar Karsanbhai Chandravadiya 14,713 2.23
Independent Rajendra Amrutlal Parmar 11,905 1.80
Indian Justice Party Nathabhai Jivabhai Jadeja 6,418 0.97
Majority 39,503 5.98
Turnout 6,60,653 47.67
INC gain from BJP Swing

By Election 2013[edit]

By Election, 2013: Porbandar
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Vitthalbhai Hansrajbhai Radadiya 2,89,893 64.06
INC Vinubhai Gordhanbhai Amipara 1,44,370 31.90
Independent Chandulal Mohanbhai Rathod 6,633 1.47
Independent Ajaykumar Nautamlal Pandya 4,439 0.98
Independent Rajeshbhai Maganbhai Butani 2,852 0.63
Majority 1,45,523 32.16
Turnout 4,52,560 30.27
BJP gain from INC Swing

General Election 2014[edit]

2014 Indian general elections: Porbandar
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Vitthalbhai Hansrajbhai Radadiya 5,08,437 62.77
NCP Kandhalbhai Sarmanbhai Jadeja 2,40,466 29.69
BSP Vrajalal Pababhai Sadiya 12,180 1.50
AAP Mansukh Sundaraji Dhokai 7,939 0.98
Independent Ranjitbhai Naranbhai Vakil 4,475 0.55
NOTA None of the Above 16,443 2.03
Majority 2,67,971 33.08
Turnout 8,09,433 52.59
BJP hold Swing

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Parliament Constituency wise Electors Detail, Polling Stations & EPIC - Loksabha Election 2009" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Gujarat website. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 April 2009.